Federal Election Regulations

The Federal Election Commission debated and rejected, on a vote of 3-3, a proposal that would have allowed political advertisements that… read more

The Federal Election Commission debated and rejected, on a vote of 3-3, a proposal that would have allowed political advertisements that mentioned specific candidates as long as they addressed public policy issues and did not promote, support, oppose or attack a sitting member of Congress. Supporters of the change said they wanted to strike a balance between campaign ad restrictions and constitutional free speech guarantees. The measure failed with the commission’s three Democrats voting against the proposal and the three Republicans backing it. The decision let stand restrictions on advertising within 60 days of a general election. close

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Program ID:
194077-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2006 | 2:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2006 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 30, 2006 | 2:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2006 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2006 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2006 | 9:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2006 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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